First off: OH MY GOD NOT ANOTHER GAY MARRIAGE THREAD!! wail, wail, gnashing of teeth. Yeah, suck it up, SDMB.
News story of the day is that The California Supreme Court voted to nullify the marriages performed by Mayor Newsom in San Francisco.
It should be no surprise to anyone that I’ve never understood the opposition to same-sex marriages, and I don’t even understand the “give it time” attitude. Especially when you get quotes like this one from the first same-sex couple married by Newsom:
How can any human being hear of a couple who’s been together for 50 years wanting to get married, and not think that this is a gross injustice?
And in more local news:
In this thread, we hear a personal side of the story from one of the men who was married in one of those ceremonies. It was made in a community forum, part of which is designed for personal stories and a chance for the Doper community to help each other through tough times.
So JohnBckWLD, why the hell did you have to go in there and piss all over it? No, you weren’t rude; very polite and tactful in fact. But why feel the need to bring it up at all? If you were talking to a heterosexual couple that had just been divorced, would you politely bring up the fact, “You know, when you think about it, you were never supposed to be married in the first place?”
You want to debate it, come here. Otherwise, give Jeeves some goddamn support or get the fuck out of the way.